Master of Nursing (Mental Health)

University of Wollongong

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00102E

The Master of Nursing (Mental Health) addresses the priorities established in the National Mental Health Plan, namely: mental health promotion and prevention; partnership; and quality and effectiveness of service delivery. This degree involves the core concepts of mental health, including recent developments and understanding the concepts and perspectives associated with Mental Health Nursing.


72 credit points of coursework subjects


  • Nursing-mental health

Standard entry requirements

Recognised Bachelor degree or Graduate Certificate in mental health nursing and qualifications to practise as a Registered Nurse or equivalent. Students must have experience or be currently working in a mental health setting.

Study pathways

Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing provides 24 credit points of advanced standing towards the Master of Nursing (Mental Health).

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Wollongong International: $38,016 Yes
  • Part-time : 3 years
  • Full-time : 1.5 years

Further information

This degree has been developed as a result of a partnership between the NSW Health Department and the Department of Nursing at UOW.

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